Sun and Stone
The rocky slopes of northwest Greenland’s Daugaard-Jensen Land glow gold from the morning sun. The photo was taken from a Falcon 20 plane by Operation IceBridge, a NASA mission mapping changes to Arctic ice with aircraft.
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